NBA: Durant stars for Thunder, Bulls end streak
Kevin Durant’s triple-double saw the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 107-94 win over the Atlanta Hawks in the NBA on Thursday.
To go with his 25 points, Durant contributed 12 rebounds and 10 assists at the Chesapeake Energy Arena.
Russell Westbrook (23 points and 10 assists) and Serge Ibaka (23 points and 10 rebounds) had double-doubles.
Kent Bazemore led the Hawks with 22 points, while Jeff Teague finished with 18.
The Chicago Bulls ended their three-game losing streak with an 83-80 victory against the Los Angeles Clippers.
Pau Gasol finished with 24 points for the 12-8 Bulls, while Blake Griffin (18 points and 11 rebounds) and DeAndre Jordan (10 points and 14 rebounds) had double-doubles.
DeMarcus Cousins’ 27 points and 11 rebounds saw the Sacramento Kings edge the New York Knicks 99-97.
The Philadelphia 76ers slumped to their 22nd loss in 23 games this season, beaten 100-91 by the Brooklyn Nets.